Berkeley County School District

Empower All Students for Success

Gehlmann
Welcome! 
 
Dr. Susan Gehlmann
Executive Director of Elementary Schools
843-899-8783
Fax 843-899-8780
GehlmanS@bcsdschools.net

Welcome to the Office of the Executive Director of Elementary Schools!

The Executive Director for Elementary Schools contributes to the overall educational excellence in schools by providing leadership, administrative direction, supervision and technical support. She works side by side with school leaders to ensure that all schools make acceptable progress toward reaching district and school goals. The Executive Director for Elementary Schools conducts regular school visits to assess educational and operational effectiveness and provide feedback and assistance to school administrators, which supports a positive learning and working environment. She conducts formal evaluations of principals as well as provide recommendations to the superintendent regarding hiring and dismissal of administrators.

The Executive Director for Elementary Schools is also responsible for:

  • working with school leadership teams to develop and implement plans that address school needs and capitalize on school strengths.

  • helping to ensure an open line of communication across the school system hierarchy.

  • monitoring the quality of school environments and instructional programs.

  • assisting in school-district grant coordination as needed.

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